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Shelley Mallett

Report

10 strategies for improving employment outcomes for people with disability

What needs to be done to reform policies and practices that aim to increase the participation of people with disability in employment? This report identifies 10 intersecting strategies that could drive systemic change to improve employment outcomes for people with disability in employment.
Systematic review

Evidence review: strategies to increase employment and economic participation for people with a cognitive disability

Commissioned by the National Disability Insurance Agency this research was undertaken to discover what helps people with autism, intellectual disability and psychosocial disabilities find and keep a job.
Report

Changing children’s trajectories: results of the HIPPY longitudinal study

This report provides an overview of a comprehensive study which investigated the impact of the Home Interaction Program for Parents and Youngsters (HIPPY).
Report

Everyone counts: uncovering patterns of Newstart Allowance

This analysis of administrative social security data aimed to gain a clearer understanding of income volatility in Australia. The focus is on unemployed and underemployed Australians who received Newstart Allowance — a group of individuals highly exposed to the risks of financial insecurity.
Working paper

Safety net to poverty trap? The twentieth-century origins of Australia’s uneven social security system

Tracing the history of Australia’s social security system helps us to consider what reforms are needed for the present day. This paper explores how our social security system has developed over more than 100 years since Federation, and why it is no longer suitable for...